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Developing Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change - Lawrence E. Harrison, Jerome KaganDeveloping Cultures: Essays on Cultural Change is a collection of 21 expert essays on the institutions that transmit cultural values from generation to generation. The essays are an outgrowth of a research project begun by Samuel Huntington and Larry Harrison in their widely discussed book Culture Matters the goal of which is guidelines for cultural change that can accelerate development in the Third World. The essays in this volume cover child rearing, several aspects of education, the world's major religions, the media, political leadership, and development projects. The book is companion volume
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July
Language: Its Structure and Use - Edward FineganFinegan's best selling text, LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE, Fourth Edition maintains its relevance with new emphasis on the political and social aspects of language including "Applications to the Professions."
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Learning the vi and Vim Editors - Arnold Robbins, Linda Lamb, Elbert HannahThere's nothing that hard-core Unix and Linux users are more fanatical about than their text editor. Editors are the subject of adoration and worship, or of scorn and ridicule, depending upon whether the topic of discussion is your editor or someone else's. vi has been the standard editor for close to 30 years. Popular on Unix and Linux, it has a growing following on Windows systems, too. Most experienced system administrators cite vi as their tool of choice. And since 1986, this book has been the guide for vi. However, Unix systems are not what they were 30 years ago, and neither is this book.
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Mastering Finnish - Börje Vähämäki, Stuart Von WolffImaginative textbook in Finnish for individual as well as classroom use that combines practical exercises and step-by-step grammar. Covers everyday situations and local customs. Is best used with audio CDs Mastering Finnish ISBN 0968905498. Text in English and Finnish.
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Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - Hendrick C. Van Ness, Jm Smith, Michael M. AbbottSelling more copies than any other McGraw-Hill chemical engineering text, this 5th edition maintains the comprehensive coverage and excellent worked examples that have made it the leading book for the first course in chemical engineering thermodynamics. This text provides a thorough exposition of the principles of thermodynamics and details their application to chemical processes. The new edition has been updated to reflect the growth in such areas as materials and electrochemicals.
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Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology - Jeffrey C. PommervilleAlcamo'S Fundamentals Of Microbiology, Eighth Edition Provides A Firm Foundation In Microbiology With An Emphasis On Human Disease. It Is Written For Students In Nursing And Allied Health Programs And Is Appropriate For Non-Majors Microbiology Courses. The Eighth Edition Of This Classic Text, Revised By Award Winning Educator Jeffrey Pommerville, Retains The Late Ed Alcamo'S Student Friendly Style. Microbiology Is A Rapidly Advancing And Dynamic Discipline. Dr. Pommerville Presents New Content On Recent Discoveries, Such As Information On The Avian Flu And The 2006 Midwest Mumps Outbreak, In A
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July
Teaching Online: A Practical Guide - Susan Ko, Steve RossenTeaching Online: A Practical Guide is a practical, concise guide for educators teaching online. This updated edition has been fully revamped and reflects important changes that have occurred since the second edition's publication. A leader in the online field, this best- selling resource maintains its reader friendly tone and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section. New to this edition: new chapter on how faculty and instructional designers can work collaboratively expanded chapter on Open Educational Resources, copyright, and
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Intermediate Algebra Alternate Version Ssm - Margaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry McGinnisKey Message: The Lial series has helped thousands of readers succeed in developmental mathematics through its approachable writing style, relevant real-world examples, extensive exercise sets, and complete supplements package.Key Topics: Review of the Real Number System; Linear Equations, Inequalities, and Applications; Graphs, Linear Equations, and Functions; Systems of Linear Equations; Exponents, Polynomials, and Polynomial Functions; Factoring;  Rational Expressions and Functions; Roots, Radicals, and Root Functions; Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Functions; Inverse, Exponential, and
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Pausanias’ Guide to Ancient Greece - Christian HabichtA Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the second century A.D., Pausanias traveled through Greece and wrote an invaluable description of its classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art. Although ignored during his own time, Pausanias is increasingly important in ours—to historians, tourists, and archaeologists. Christian Habicht offers a wide-ranging study of Pausanias' work and personality. He investigates his background, chronology, and methods, and also discusses Pausanias' value as a guide for modern scholars and travellers, his attitude